- Feb 26, 2021
A Polish diocese that has the former Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on its territory has dismissed new Jewish demands for the removal of a nearby Catholic church.
Pope Francis is inviting prayers and reflection about the “atrocity” of the Holocaust, urging people to vow in their heart “never again.”
A Polish researcher has published the first study of religious practices among Christian prisoners at Auschwitz-Birkenau, as the 75th anniversary of the Nazi-run death camp’s liberation was marked in Israel and Poland.
Amazon said Monday it has removed “Christmas ornaments” and other merchandise bearing the images of Auschwitz that had been available on its online site.
Two popes attest to the power of silence.
The story of Rudolf Höss, the commander at Auschwitz and one of history’s greatest mass murderers who eventually returned to his Catholic faith before his own execution, shows that God’s mercy can reach even into the greatest depths of evil.